Michigan Librarians: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Librarians in Michigan

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Fast Facts for Librarians in Michigan

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lansing, Niles and Jackson
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Muskegon, Grand Rapids and Warren
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Warren, Detroit and Lansing

Salaries for Librarians in Michigan

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Bay City, Ann Arbor and Lansing

Schools for Librarians in Michigan are listed below.

Selected Librarian Schools in Michigan

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  • Programs: Master of Science in Library and Information Sciences
  • Degrees: Master

One of the world's leading private research institutions, the University of Southern California (USC) was founded in 1880.

  • Programs: Online Master of Management in Library and Information Science - Urban Public Librarianship, Online Master of Management in Library and Information Science - Academic Librarianship, Online Master of Management in Library and Information Science, more...
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More Michigan Librarian Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids Associate 15,212
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor Doctorate 41,042
Wayne State University Detroit Doctorate & First Professional 32,380

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Librarians

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Michigan. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Librarians relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Ann Arbor 300 $66690 1.48
Battle Creek 40 $51740 0.71
Bay City 50 $47350 1.43
Flint 80 $54790 0.66
Grand Rapids 280 $55290 0.56
Wyoming 280 $55290 0.56
Jackson 30 $0 0.58
Detroit 1070 $50380 0.59
Warren 1070 $50380 0.59
Dearborn 1070 $50380 0.59
Saginaw 40 $51530 0.5
Lansing 230 $57780 1.18
East Lansing 230 $57780 1.18
Kalamazoo 130 $41220 1
Portage 130 $41220 1
Monroe 50 $51760 1.25
Muskegon 50 $42590 0.77
Niles 80 $46900 1.4
Benton Harbor 80 $46900 1.4
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